What does Abelonian mean?

Abelonian meaning in General Dictionary

among a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, whom states that they married, but lived-in continence, after the manner, because they pretended, of Abel.


Abelonian meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One of a sect in Africa (4th century), discussed by St. Augustine, just who states that they married, but lived-in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.